GitHub is a web-based Git repository hosting service offering distributed revision control and source code management functionality of Git. GitHub is home to all kinds of software projects, from simple programs to today’s most popular apps. Company provides access control and several collaboration features such as wikis, task management, bug tracking and feature requests for every project. With GitHub, developers can champion new ideas, work together on code, and track bugs on one integrated platform. Organizations of all sizes use GitHub to privately build software and work on open source projects.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
741 (est)+2%
GitHub was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at GitHub

Chris Wanstrath

Chris Wanstrath

Co-Founder / CEO
Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

PJ Hyett

PJ Hyett

Co-Founder / COO
Ryan Tomayko

Ryan Tomayko

Director of Engineering
Julio Avalos

Julio Avalos

Chief Business Officer

GitHub Office Locations

GitHub has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
88 Colin P Kelly Jr St

GitHub Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$350 m

Latest funding size

$250 m

Time since last funding

almost 2 years


GitHub's latest funding round in July 2015 was reported to be $250 m. In total, GitHub has raised $350 m. GitHub's latest valuation is reported to be $2 b.

GitHub Financial Metrics

GitHub's revenue was reported to be $98 m in Sep, 2016
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Sep, 2016)

98 m

Market valuation

2 b
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2015Sep, 2016


95 m98 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


151.5 k

GitHub Operating Metrics

Y, 2015


9 m
GitHub's employees are reported to be approximately 36% female and 64% male.

GitHub Online and Social Media Presence

GitHub News and Updates

GitHub Company Life and Culture

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